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Monitoring Achievements on Sustainable Development Goal 16 2015-2019: A Global State of Democracy Indices Perspective

IDEA International : 2020

It is evident that the democracy-related challenges in the COVID-19 world of 2020 are bound to considerably hamper progress on SDG 16. Setbacks are already noted in areas such as civil liberties, elections and parliamentary oversight. This note monitors the specific progress on SDG 16 (Peace, justice and accountable institutions), because this goal is directly linked with all aspects of the...

Source: IDEA International

Link: https://www.idea.int/sites/default/files/publications/monitoring-achievements-on-SDG16-a-gsod-indices-perspective.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

The Human Capital Index 2020 Update : Human Capital in the Time of COVID-19

World Bank : 2020

The Human Capital Index (HCI) is an international metric that benchmarks key components of human capital across countries. Measuring the human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by her 18th birthday, the HCI highlights how current health and education outcomes shape the productivity of the next generation of workers. In this way, it underscores the importance for governments...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/34432/152967.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Public Service Delivery

Navigating Adaptive Approaches for Development Programmes: A Guide for the Uncertain

Jamie Pett : 2020

Adaptive approaches in development provide a wider range of options for what to create and facilitate, not only products or services, but also forms of collective action. This working paper compares six of the most prominent adaptive approaches to emerge over the past two decades. They come from the world of innovation, private sector and the global development sector. It maps where these...

Source: ODI

Link: https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/202009_learnadapt_navigating_adaptive_approaches_wp_3.pdf

Tags: Capacity Building

Lessons from International Experience on Fiscal Decentralization for Regional Governments: Vol. 1 Main Report

World Bank : 2020

A comprehensive analysis of international experience with fiscal decentralization processes for regional levels of subnational governments provides lessons for design of fiscal decentralisation frameworks. This report provides a systematic review of the relevant international experience in fiscal decentralization for the mid-level of government. The work focuses primarily on the aspects of...

Source: World Bank

Link: https://www.loginasia.org/media-uploads/media/uploads/World_Bank_2020_Fiscal_Decentralization.pdf

Tags: Fiscal Decentralisation

Contested Terrain: International Development Projects and Countervailing Power for the Excluded

Jonathan Fox : 2020

Conventional international development project approaches to enable participation of the excluded often fall short of building countervailing power, which is key for accountability. This study analyzes possible exceptions to identify causal pathways, as well as long-term effects beyond projects. It finds that tangible openings from above that enabled countervailing power took two main forms:...

Source: World Development, Vol.133, Sept 2020, 104978

Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305750X20301042/pdfft?md5=abbd53824c4a8c2d50589523ddeb32c2&pid=1-s2.0-S0305750X20301042-main.pdf

Tags: Accountability

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